Junior Seau suffered from brain trauma at the time of his death last May, the National Institutes of Health said in a study. This is the result many were expecting, but the question for the football world is where to go from here.
We could start by keeping brain damage and suicide in proper perspective:
If you're 1 of those people who claimed that Junior Seau was a 'coward,' you might want to amend that to 'brain-damaged victim of football.'
— Michael Silver (@MikeSilver) January 10, 2013
Major League Baseball and the players union have agreed to expanded human growth hormone testing, which would add random, in-season blood testing for HGH.
Mike Mularkey was fired by the Jacksonville Jaguars after just one season as head coach. He'll still get paid, though:
And yes, Mike Mularkey's 3-year contract with the #Jaguars was guaranteed, so Shad Khan will be paying 2 coaches for 2 years.
— Alfie Crow (@AlfieBCC) January 10, 2013
There's a BCS computer that still isn't a believer in Alabama:
Somehow, one BCS computer still ranks Notre Dame No. 1. Seriously: yhoo.it/VMtP3x
— Yahoo! Sports (@YahooSports) January 10, 2013
The national security team that President Obama has recently put together is dominated by white men, as is most of the president's inner circle. Male appointees under Obama outnumbered female appointees at 11 of the 15 federal departments, according to a New York Times study. That report also shows that in the departments of Justice, Defense, Veterans Affairs and Energy, male appointees outnumbered female appointees by about two to one.
A$AP Rocky talks about speaking to his generation:
Oscar nominations have been announced. "Lincoln" leads the way with 12 nods:
Meek Mill discusses being a rapper from Philly and where he gets his inspiration: